Meaning of PAST PERFECT in English

PAST PERFECT

transcription, транскрипция: [ adjective ]

Date: 1889

: of, relating to, or constituting a verb tense that is traditionally formed in English with had and denotes an action or state as completed at or before a past time spoken of

• past perfect noun

Merriam-Webster's Collegiate English vocabulary.      Энциклопедический словарь английского языка Merriam Webster.